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2013 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix

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Date  27 October 2013
Time  1:53.471
Rider  Jorge Lorenzo
2013 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix
Official name  Air Asia Grand Prix of Japan
Location  Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi, Japan
Course  Permanent racing facility 4.801 km (2.983 mi)

The 2013 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix was the seventeen round of the 2013 MotoGP season. It was held at the Twin Ring Motegi in Motegi on 27 October 2013. Jorge Lorenzo won the MotoGP race to gain Yamaha its 200th victory in the 500cc/MotoGP class. Pol Espargaró clinched the Moto2 world title after title contenders Scott Redding and Esteve Rabat crashed out in the race.

This was Valentino Rossi's 200th race in the 500cc/MotoGP class.

Moto2

The first attempt to run the race was interrupted on the opening lap, following an incident involving Scott Redding, Álex Mariñelarena and Esteve Rabat. For the restart, the race distance was reduced from 23 to 15 laps.

References

2013 Japanese motorcycle Grand Prix Wikipedia


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